Hours, Directions, & Admissions

MUSEUM HOURS: 

Monday – Saturday
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

ADMISSIONS:

Members &
Children Under 2
FREE

 

Children & Adults
$9.00

 

Seniors (65+), Military Families & Teacher Families
(ID required) $4.50

Access/EBT Cardholders (max 4/card) (ID required) $3.00

 

AAA Members
10% off

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Tutoring & Test Prep: 
Flexible hours, flexible schedules
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DIRECTIONS:

109 N. Kentucky Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801-5044
(863) 687 – 3869

From Plant City or Tampa: Take I-4 to Exit 28 which puts you onto Memorial Blvd heading east. Turn right onto Florida Ave. After approximately 1½ miles, turn left on Pine St. Proceed 2 blocks to Kentucky Ave. Turn right on Kentucky Ave. and cross the railroad tracks. The Museum is on the left just beyond the tracks, across from the park. Look for yellow Children’s Museum Banners.

From Orlando: Take I-4 to Exit 32. At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Route 98 heading south. After passing straight through the Memorial Blvd. light, continue approximately 1½ miles. Turn left on Pine St. Proceed 2 blocks to Kentucky Ave. Turn right on Kentucky Ave and cross the railroad tracks. The Museum is on the left just beyond the tracks, across from the park. Look for yellow Children’s Museum Banners.

From Auburndale/Winter Haven: Take Hwy. 92 (also called Memorial Blvd. in Lakeland) into Lakeland. Turn left on to Florida Ave. After approximately 1½ miles turn left on Pine St. Proceed 2 blocks to Kentucky Ave. Turn right on Kentucky Ave. and cross the railroad tracks. The Museum is on the left just beyond the tracks, across from the park. Look for yellow Children’s Museum Banners.

From Bartow: Take Hwy 98 north from Bartow into Lakeland. As you get near downtown, turn left onto Main St. Continue on Main St making a right in order to travel around the north side of Lake Mirror. At the light, turn left on Massachusetts Ave. At the first light, turn right which will put you onto Main Street again. At the light turn right on Kentucky Ave. The Museum is on the right just after you make the turn, across from the park. Look for yellow Children’s Museum Banners.

From Brandon/Mulberry: Take Hwy 60 east to Hwy 37 in Mulberry. Turn left onto Hwy 37 to head north into Lakeland. Once in downtown Lakeland, turn right on Main St. Proceed 2 blocks and turn left at Kentucky. Look for yellow Children’s Museum Banners.

PARKING INFORMATION:

  • Street parking free for 2 hours Monday-Friday.
  • Metered garage parking at Main Street and Massachusetts Ave Monday-Friday.
  • Metered street parking on north side of Munn Park between Tennessee and Kentucky Ave Monday-Friday.
  • Unlimited free garage and street parking on weekends.